Birds of prey populations across Europe are suppressed by lead poisoning from gun ammunition
For example, the study suggests that Europe’s White-tailed Eagle population is 14% smaller than it would have been without more than a century of exposure to lethal levels of lead in some of its food.
This is closely followed by the Golden Eagle and Griffon Vulture with populations 13% and 12% smaller than they would otherwise have been. Northern Goshawk numbers are 6% smaller, and both Red Kite and Western Marsh Harrier populations are 3% smaller.
Et un article de Libé en Français:https://www.liberation.fr/environnement/chasse-le-plomb-a-lorigine-dune-diminution-de-la-population-des-rapaces-20220316_N5QNE7MN2NF6LIEAMN7ZSWXAQM/